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  • The Explanation For Everythingby Paul Morrison

    NYU Press 2002; US$ 89.00

    "The claim 'I'm straight' is the psychosexual analogue of 'The check is in the mail': if you need to say it, your credit or creditability is already in doubt." So begins Paul Morrison's dazzling polemic, which takes as its point of departure Foucault's famous remark that sex is "the explanation for everything.".... more...

  • Islamic Homosexualitiesby Will Roscoe; Stephen O. Murray

    NYU Press 1997; US$ 89.00

    The dramatic impact of Islamic fundamentalism in recent years has skewed our image of Islamic history and culture. Stereotypes depict Islamic societies as economically backward, hyper-patriarchal, and fanatically religious. But in fact, the Islamic world encompasses a great diversity of cultures and a great deal of variation within those cultures in... more...

  • Black Gay Manby Robert Reid-Pharr; Samuel R. Delany

    NYU Press 2001; US$ 89.00

    At turns autobiographical, political, literary, erotic, and humorous, Black Gay Man will spoil our preconceived notions of not only what it means to be black, gay and male but also what it means to be a contemporary intellectual. Both a celebration of black gay male identity as well as a powerful critique of the structures that allow for the production... more...

  • Queer Latinidadby Juana Maria Rodriguez

    NYU Press 2003; US$ 89.00

    According to the 2000 census, Latinos/as have become the largest ethnic minority group in the United States. Images of Latinos and Latinas in mainstream news and in popular culture suggest a Latin Explosion at center stage, yet the topic of queer identity in relation to Latino/a America remains under examined. Juana María Rodríguez attempts... more...

  • Relocationsby Karen Tongson

    NYU Press 2011; US$ 75.00

    What queer lives, loves and possibilities teem within suburbia's little boxes? Moving beyond the imbedded urban/rural binary, Relocations offers the first major queer cultural study of sexuality, race and representation in the suburbs. Focusing on the region humorists have referred to as "Lesser Los Angeles"-a global prototype for sprawl-Karen... more...

  • Bisexuality and the Challenge to Lesbian Politicsby Paula C Rust

    NYU Press 1995; US$ 89.00

    The subject of bisexuality continues to divide the lesbian and gay community. At pride marches, in films such as Go Fish, at academic conferences, the role and status of bisexuals is hotly contested. Within lesbian communities, formed to support lesbians in a patriarchal and heterosexist society, bisexual women are often perceived as a threat or as... more...

  • The Lavender Voteby Mark Hertzog

    NYU Press 1996; US$ 89.00

    In the quarter century since the Stonewall riots in New York City's Greenwich Village launched the national gay-rights movement in earnest, LGB voters have steadily expanded their political influence. The Lavender Vote is the first full- length examination of lesbians, gay men, and bisexuals as a factor in American elections. Mark Hertzog here... more...

  • The Sexuality of Migrationby Lionel Cantu; Nancy A. Naples; Salvador Vidal-Ortiz

    NYU Press 2009; US$ 89.00

    Winner of the 2010 Distinguished Book Award from the American Sociological Association, Sociology of Sexualities Section Winner of the 2010 Distinguished Book Award in Latino Studies Honorable Mention from the Latin American Studies Association. The Sexuality of Migration provides an innovative study of the experiences of Mexican men who have same... more...

  • Queer Globalizationsby Arnaldo Cruz-Malave; Martin F. Manalansan

    NYU Press 2002; US$ 89.00

    Globalization has a taste for queer cultures. Whether in advertising, film, performance art, the internet, or in the political discourses of human rights in emerging democracies, queerness sells and the transnational circulation of peoples, identities and social movements that we call "globalization" can be liberating to the extent that it... more...

  • Looking Like What You Areby Lisa Walker

    NYU Press 2001; US$ 89.00

    Looks can be deceiving, and in a society where one's status and access to opportunity are largely attendant on physical appearance, the issue of how difference is constructed and interpreted, embraced or effaced, is of tremendous import. Lisa Walker examines this issue with a focus on the questions of what it means to look like a lesbian, and what... more...